Mr. John Hoffman
422 Stokely Management Center
Phone: (865) 974-1667
Mr. Hoffman earned his B.S. in Physics from Notre Dame, and later an M.B.A. from the same institution. Most of his career has been spent in the medical device industry. Commissioned at graduation as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force, he served for 10 years in a variety of active duty and reserve roles pertaining to satellite command and control, foreign technology, and computer systems. Early in his career he was a software and systems engineer for GE Medical Systems and contributed to the design and development of several Computed Tomography (CT) scanners. Later he moved into technical management and joined CTI in Knoxville, Tennessee. At CTI he was a software manager, Director of Quality and Regulatory Affairs, and Director of the Radioactive Calibration Sources Business.
After leaving CTI in 2002 he became a consultant, specializing in assisting firms struggling to comply with FDA regulations. He teaches International Business Strategy (MGT 402). Mr. Hoffman led a CBA trip
to China in 2008 that exposed students to the opportunities and
challenges facing China and those who seek to do business there.
The Department of Management
408 Stokely Management Center
Knoxville, TN 37996-0545